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Holy Trinity Catholic High School

128 Evergreen Hill Road, Simcoe, ON

519-429-3600

Grade 9 Elective Choices

ADA1O1 – Dramatic Arts

  • Gain friends and social skills from co-operative games
  • Develop confidence to share ideas and speak socially through low-risk group improvisations
  • Learn how to relax through games and performance techniques
  • Experience various theatre skills in a non-threatening environment

 

AMG1O1- Guitar

  • Students will learn how to play guitar
  • No prior musical experience is required - you do not need to know how to read music
  • Students with previous experience can still take this course to further develop their musicality
  • Provides students with the opportunity to play both individually and in a group setting
  • Creates opportunities to get involved in extra-curricular activities at the school

 

AMU1O1 – Instrumental Music

  • Learn how to play a band instrument
  • NO previous background required – you do not need to know how to read music
  • Students with previous musical experience still take this course to learn how to play a band instrument
  • Creates opportunities to get involved in extracurricular activities in the school

 

AMV1O1 – Vocal Music

  • Singing, singing, singing.
  • Allows students to sing in a choir setting with others who are interested in singing.  Introduce harmony and melody.
  • NO previous background required – you do not need to know how to read music
  • Students with previous musical experience still take this course to increase their confidence
  • Creates opportunities to get involved in extracurricular activities in the school

 

AVI101 – Visual Arts

  • Drawing - learn how to draw, or get better at it
  • Painting - learn to paint and use colour.
  • Sculpture - proper clay handling while making various forms
  • Print Making – introduction to print-making using linoleum
  • History and Criticism - learn how to look at and talk about Art!

 

BBI1OH/BTT1OH – Introduction to Information Technology

  • A half credit in Information Tech and another half credit in Intro to Business
  • Help yourself to impress teachers, employers and college/university professors by learning to EFFECTIVELY use Word, Excel, and Publisher
  • Daily use of computers
  • Introduction to marketing, accounting, entrepreneurship and personal finance

 

PAL1O1 – Hockey Skills Academy

  • Provides opportunity to develop hockey specific skills including stick and puck handling, passing, shooting, skating speed and various offensive and defensive strategies
  • Three hours of on ice training, plus one hour of hockey specific weight training principles per week
  • In class / gym days include mental health, nutrition and CPR certification

 

PPL1OG (Girls) or PPL1O1 (Co-Ed) – Physical Education

  • Ski-trip, bowling, ropes course, and biking just to name a few!
  • Chance to meet new friends, engage in new games and activities
  • Course is participation based

 

TXJ1O1 – Exploring Hairstyling & Aesthetics

  • Current trends, & careers and aromatherapy in the Salon and Spa
  • Shampoo, blow dry, hot tools, braiding, up dos, hair & scalp treatments
  • Manicuring & pedicuring; Facials; Waxing

 

TIJ1O1 – Exploring Hospitality and Design

  • Students will learn how to create a healthy menu following Canada’s Food Guide
  • Students will prep, cook and present their final menu to share with the class
  • Students will explore basic concepts of innovative 21st Century design
  • Students will be engaged in a variety of hands-on design projects

 

TCJ1O1 – Exploring Construction

  • Students will design and create their own products
  • Students will work with a variety of tools used in the industry
  • Students will explore various careers related to construction and woodworking

 

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